[Samba] Re: Need help with "username map"

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Tue Oct 18 17:38:38 GMT 2005

bdehn at oreillyauto.com wrote:
> We have setup a Samba member server using Winbind (3.0.14a and NT4). I am 
> trying to "map" the NT Domain ids to root  (root = admin administrator 
> rdehn) but this seems to be ignored when I try and connect to a share. The 
> "username map = /etc/samba/smbusers" line is in the Global section of 
> smb.conf and testparm is OK. What am I missing? Is this not possible?

Recent versions of samba (from 3.0.14a?), requires one to include the 
domain, so you'd want in smbusers:
root = my_domain\Administrator

-- Rex

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